Runcible is a new concept device that currently needs our funding on Indiegogo. You might find it weird at first but after watching Aubrey Anderson, Founder and CEO of Monohm, you’d understand why it should be given a chance in this modern world. Runcible brings together the old world and modern age when touchsreen devices like a smartphone or tablet are very useful in our everyday lives.
Runcible is a round, palm-sized device that is a modern and digital take on the pocketwatch. So is it a phone or tablet? Is it just a huge smartwatch? We can’t really say but it’s more of a small tablet computer and phone in-one. It doesn’t connect directly to a cellular network but you can pair the Runcible with a smartphone via Bluetooth.
This round gadget is designed and built in California. The team uses sustainable materials that you can even customize. It’s some sort of an heirloom device you can give to the future generation. Don’t worry about it getting obsolete because in a way, it’s “modular” that you can upgrade and update. It doesn’t use any exclusive platform but with the Open Source Initiative, you can make it your own depending on how you want to use the Runcible.
The Runcible comes equipped with a 2.5-inch 640×640 fully round display screen, Snapdragon 410 Quad-core chipset, WiFi, 1GB RAM, 8GB onboard storage, rear-facing cam, GPS, and Bluetooth. It runs Buni OS which is based on Android 5.1 but you can customize it later. There’s no 4G/LTE yet but maybe in the next iteration of the Runcible or maybe as an upgrade.
Runcible is still an idea but the team behind it is positive it’s ready for commercial release. There’s still a lot more room for improvement. You can help raise funds but heading on to Indiegogo for more details about the project and learn ways on how to send in your donation.
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